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158 Old WindmillTake a look at this stunning like new home in The Colony. Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac lot, this three bedroom, two and a half bathroom home sits on a 1.02 acre lot.

With a sophisticated stucco and stone exterior, the home includes a 2.5-car garage and a private, covered patio in the back that overlooks the woods.

158 Old WindmillPrepare to be impressed when you step inside. The great room features stone accents and built-ins and opens up to the kitchen with a large island, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and plenty of space for quiet family meals or preparing to entertain a larger group. The dining room features a tray ceiling and an arched doorway.

The master suite offers the perfect place to relax and unwind at the end of a long day. It

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St Patrick's Day Bastrop, TX Bastrop has several fun events going on to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 17th so you will have no trouble finding something fun to do for a little while or even all day.

From noon-5:00 p.m on Saturday, the Lost Pines Art Center will host a St. Patrick’s Day event that includes a performance by Trio Del Rio, art exhibits, art classes, demonstrations and an activity room for kids.

On Saturday and Sunday, the Bastrop Opera House will present St. Patrick Was an Irishman, a production of stories and songs from the Emerald Isle performed by Conor McAnally and The Honor Choir. There will be some pre-show fun beginning an hour and a half before the show both days in the parking lot next to the Bastrop Opera House. The pre-show

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RetirementIf you are getting close to retirement, you may be asking yourself if you should pay off the mortgage on your Bastrop home before you officially retire. There is a lot consider and the decision will likely be different for everyone but don’t wait to start thinking about it when retirement comes. Start evaluating your options now and discuss your situation with professionals to determine the best plan of action for you.

The first thing to consider is what your source of income will be during retirement. Social security, 401Ks, IRAs, pensions and other investments are all common sources of retirement income. Calculate what you anticipate you will receive each month and then compare that to your current monthly expenses. If you will have enough retirement

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157 RiverwalkIf you are ready for golf course living, this is the home for you. This gorgeous stucco and stone home is located on the 17th fairway of the ColoVista Golf Course.

No detail was overlooked in this thoughtfully designed three bedroom, three bathroom home and you will thoroughly enjoy all this exquisite home has to offer. The kitchen was created for the utmost convenience and functionality while incorporating outstanding design elements that make this kitchen stand out. Beautiful stone arches, state-of-the-art Bosch appliances, a wine cooler, amazing granite countertops and a butler’s pantry make this kitchen the perfect place to prepare an intimate meal or dinner party for your next gathering.157 Riverwalk

The same luxurious feel was carried through to other

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Pedal Thru the PinesPedal Thru the Pines on Saturday, March 10th and benefit The Family Crisis Center. The ride offers distances of 24, 40 and 70 miles and is a recommended ride for the 2018 BP MS 150. Throughout the route, there will be rest stops with restrooms and refreshments for your convenience and enjoyment.

The Family Crisis Center works to eliminate domestic and sexual violence in Bastrop, Colorado, Fayette and Lee Counties. The Crisis Center provides support in a variety of ways to those that have been victims of domestic and sexual violence with the ultimate goal of preparing and guiding people to healthy relationships.

When: Saturday, March 10th, 2018 9:00 a.m.

Where: The ride begins at Vernon L Richards Riverbend Park, 107 Hwy 71W, Smithville.


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Selling Your HomeWhen you are ready to sell your Bastrop home, you will likely want it to sell as quickly as possible and for the most money possible. Depending on how many homes are available that are similar to yours, it may be hard to help your home stand out from its competition. Here are some updates you should consider if your home needs them.

  • Remove popcorn ceilings. This is not the easiest task to do as it can be a little messy but it makes a huge difference when you are looking at a home. Popcorn ceilings really date a home and a nice, smooth ceiling will make a big difference.
  • Fresh paint in neutral colors. Everyone doesn’t like bold colors or may just not have the same taste as you. Neutral paint will allow buyers to imagine their own personality in
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000 Sage RoadAre you ready to build your dream home? This 4.86 acre lot is full of possibility. This land was left untouched by the fire and has multiple options for you to choose for your home site.

This pristine land is on the corner of Century and Sage Roads with an Aqua gate valve in place. This land is located in the Bastrop Independent School District and offers lake privileges and a picnic area.000 Sage Road

For more information or to see additional photos of this land, visit here.

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Lost Pines Art CenterEach month the Lost Pines Art Center hosts a reception to showcase the newest themed show from members of the Lost Pines Art League. The March show features artist Tobin Bortner and his show Dreams.

Featured artwork will be on display through April 1st. During the reception, the artist will be present to discuss his art and light refreshments will be served.

This takes place the first Saturday of each month with new art and artists monthly. During the reception the creative shops will be open along with the Blessed Bee Café and Wine Bar.

When: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Lost Pines Art Center, 1204 Chestnut Street, Bastrop

For more information about the Lost Pines Art Center opening reception for Dreams, click here.   

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Making an offer on a homeThe current Bastrop real estate market is very different from recent years. Limited inventory in almost all price ranges has created increased demand for many homes. The homes with the greatest interest are the homes that are well priced, in good to excellent condition and staged well so that photographs highlight the best features of the property.

If you are currently in the market to purchase a home, depending on your criteria, it is likely that you may select a home that other buyers are also interested in and find yourself bidding on a property in a multiple offer situation. If this happens to you, there are some things you can do to help your offer stand out from the others.

  • Price is important but don’t forget the other terms of your offer.
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111 Tylee CircleBuild your dream home in The Colony! With limited lot inventory available, this is a great opportunity to purchase a lot in one of Central Texas’s premier communities.

The pie shaped 0.60 acre wooded lot backs up to the greenbelt for extra privacy and is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac.111 Tylee Circle

This lot allows you to select your own builder so you can find the perfect builder to build exactly what you are looking for. The neighborhood amenities will make it easy for you to enjoy recreational time with a Junior Olympic pool, tennis courts,  basketball courts, playgrounds, walking trails, fitness center and a community room. The Colony is conveniently located to Bastrop, Austin, ABIA, COTA & Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa.

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